Dream Weaver Yarns
Top 10 Projects of 2007
The Top Ten! Here they are. Our most in-demand styles of 2007.
Classic, cutting-edge and contemporary, these styles were our
most chosen projects of the year. Treat yourself to
high-fashion glamour and luxurious style. Choose one of these
popular projects as your first project in 2008.
The Tilli Tomas Crown Jewel – "Crown jewels, indeed. Stefanie Japel's regal hat is knit with an embarrassment of riches from
Flurries, pre-strung with
sequins and beads..." Knit this amazing hat featured in
Knitting's special 25th Anniversary Issue.
Drew Emborsky's Crochet Ming Tree – This Asian inspired design
has a drawstring for easy sizing and versatility – wear it as a
skirt or as a halter dress. While the exquisite design may look
intricate, you can create it with just basic crochet skills. It
is a fantastic introduction to crochet garments, and by the end
of the weekend it will be completed.
The Simple Knitted Bodice – The "easiest sweater you
will ever make" (our #1 best selling project of 2006) joins our
Top Ten again in 2007. Create the design with short sleeves or
long, using luxurious silk or wool, employing beaded silk,
sequined silk or beaded wool, and be ready to be noticed. Easy
glamour at its best!
Sahara – Knit classic elegance. Stitch
Diva's Sahara is just as easy to knit as it is to wear.
Worked from the top down in one piece, the design requires no
seaming. It features a diamond texture border for the sumptuous
neckline and hem. Create the design with long sleeves, short
sleeves or sleeveless in
Tilli Tomas Pure & Simple paired with
Rock Star or
The Twisted Float Shrug –
Annie Modesitt's Twisted-Float Shrug was originally featured
on the cover of
Vogue Knitting Fall 2005 and is now re-featured in
Knitting's 25th Anniversary Issue (Top Ten Hits). The unusual
construction calls for the body to be worked in the round from
the center out in a twisted-float garter pattern. It is designed
to be worn two ways: one way for a longer jacket and upside-down
for a shorter one.
Tilli Tomas Pullover – Knitters sparkled in this stunning
pullover designed by Jennifer Wenger-Turchen and knit in
Tilli Tomas Disco Lights.
Mac 'n Me Baby Dress – Beaded baby! This year little girls
were wrapped in
Tilli Tomas Salt & Pepper Beaded Silk.
Trapeze – The versatile "IT" jacket for a modern wardrobe,
Stitch Diva's Trapeze Jacket puts a fresh, knitted twist on
classic "Jackie-O" styling. Sweet yet sexy, it is perfect for
stylish layering in any season. Pick your sleeve length, short
princess sleeve or tapered mid-length, then knit this no-hassle
jacket from the top down using
Stitch Diva's try-on-as-you-go technique.
Noni Bags – Intrepid knitters chose
Noni! Over 40 styles, classic, functional and whimsical,
were knitted and felted in 2007. Noni
Accessory Packets by Sunbelt Fastener made it easy to create
the bags from start to finish without having to hunt down
zippers and findings.
And – drum roll . . .
Our number #1 best-selling project of 2007 is . . .
The Dream Shawl! Over 300 Dream Weavers knit the
Dream Shawl this year making our simple-to-knit shawl,
created with an eclectic mix of beautiful yarn from
Filatura di Crosa,
Debbie Bliss and
Berroco, our most popular project of the year!
An incredible array of new knit and crochet fashions are slated
to grace our pages in 2008. Come knit and crochet with us. Come to be inspired. Come to see fresh styles that are among
the best. Join us. A treat awaits.
Wishing you the best of the season,
Ann and Natalie